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sloth
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Jane Eyre
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  • No, Jane, no: this world is not the scene of fruition; do not attempt to make it so: nor of rest; do not turn slothful.
  • He would then say, with a peculiar smile, more solemn than cheerful — "And if I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from these easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose to myself?"

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  • It is difficult to change the habit of sloth.
  • I’m trying to change my slothful ways.

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